Author Archives: Alan Richmond

07-18-18 Fallen Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244 Report No. C18019940   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release (Update) This update is to put a face to the name of the fallen officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa to show how senseless his death was, by bringing the […]

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07-17-18 Man killed in a two-vehicle crash in South Kona

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Officer Kimo Keliipaakaua Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 229 Report No. C18019853       Media Release A 61-year-old Nevada man died following a two-vehicle crash Monday, (July 16), in South Kona near the 88-mile marker of Hawaiʻi Belt Road, Highway 11. He has been identified as 61-year-old Mark Brown. […]

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07-16-18 Man charged for Robbery

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18019664    ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 34-year-old man for Robbery and Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle. On Sunday, (July 15), morning, at approximately […]

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07-16-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of July 9, through July 15, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 14 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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07-16-18 North Kona traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Officer Kimo Keliipaakaua Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext 229 Report No. C18019737       Media Release A 45-year-old Kailua-Kona man died following a four-vehicle crash Monday, (July 16), in North Kona near the 18-mile marker of the Māmalahoa Highway Route 190. He has been identified as Gerald Wahinekapu. Responding […]

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07-16-18 Keaau traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18019727       Media Release A 48-year-old Hilo man died following a single-vehicle crash Monday morning, (July 16), on Highway 130 in Keaʻau. He was identified as Peter Veincent Jr. Responding to a 12:57 a.m. call, police determined that a […]

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07-13-18 Missing person located: Niau Paulos

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Kevin Brodie Phone: (808) 935-3311 ReportNo. C18019439       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have located 12-year-old Niau Paulos who was reported as missing yesterday, (July 12). He was found this morning, (July 13), at about 11:15 a.m. in Waimea in good condition.  

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07-13-18 Glenwood shooting incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                            Criminal Investigation Division                                                    Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18019482       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a shooting incident reported last night, (July 12), occurring in Glenwood on Highway 11 near the intersection with North and South Glenwood roads. Responding to the 9:15 […]

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07-13-18 Kamuela drug arrests

Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area II Detective Sean Smith Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 311 Report No.  C18019322   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release On Wednesday, (July 11), at approximately 8:00 a.m., Area II Vice officers, and Special Enforcement Unit officers executed a search warrant at a residence off Puu […]

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07-12-18 Missing person: Niau Paulos

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Kevin Brodie Phone: (808) 935-3311 ReportNo. C18019439   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Niau Paulos who has been reported as missing. He is 5-feet-six-inches, 120 pounds with a medium […]

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07-12-18 Missing person: Ryan Buckley

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18018065   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 40-year-old Hilo man reported missing. Ryan Buckley was last seen just after midnight, […]

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07-11-18 Saddle Road traffic fatality (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone:(808) 961-2332 Report No. C18019280       Media Release (Update) Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a 2-car crash, Tuesday afternoon, (July 10), on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, (Saddle Road). He was identified as 71-year-old Roger Vargas […]

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07-11-18 Wanted man arrested: Alvin C. Haili-Barawis

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer A. Tomata Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18018471       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police arrested 28-year-old Alvin C. Haili-Barawis yesterday, (July 10), at 1:30 p.m. in Kona. He was charged for his two bench warrants totaling $100,000 and also arrested and charged for resisting […]

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07-11-18 Saddle Road traffic fatality (Time Correction)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18019280       Media Release An adult male died following a 2-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon, (July 11), on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, (Saddle Road), in the North Hilo District. His name is being withheld pending identification and notification of […]

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07-11-18 Saddle Road traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C18019280       Media Release An adult male died following a 2-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon, (July 11), on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, (Saddle Road), in the North Hilo District. His name is being withheld pending identification and notification of […]

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07-10-18 Volcano robbery incident (Composite Sketch)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18018838   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are releasing a composite sketch of a suspect who is wanted in connection with a robbery incident in Puna. At 10:18 a.m., Friday, (July 6), […]

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07-09-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of July 2, through July 8, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 30 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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07-06-18 Officer of the Month of May: Officer Andrew Springer

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police Officer Andrew Springer has been selected as the Aloha Exchange Clubs Officer of the Month of May 2018. Officer Springer, a 4-year member of the force, was […]

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07-06-18 Wanted person: Kainoa Andaya-Visser

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Clifford Antonio Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18017495   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 36-year-old Kainoa Andaya-Visser who is wanted on outstanding warrants. He is described as being 6-feet, 240 […]

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07-06-18 Officer of the Month of April: Officer Tyler Jelsma

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club has named Officer Tyler Jelsma as the Officer of the Month of April 2018. Officer Jelsma has been a Police Officer with the Hawaii Police Department […]

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07-05-18 Men wanted in Orchidland home invasion (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area I Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18018523   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update) Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two males in conjunction with the investigation into a home invasion robbery that occurred in […]

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07-05-18 Missing person: Jacob Mead

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Sergeant Calvin Delaries Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 304 Report No. C18005119   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Jacob Mead who has been reported as missing. Mead was last seen in […]

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07-03-18 Missing person found: Israel Victorino-Rabang (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio. S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. C18018379       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located the North Kohala man who had been reported missing. 23-year-old Israel Victorino-Rabang was located Tuesday morning, (July 3), in Hawi. He is deceased. The […]

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07-03-18 Puna home invasion robbery

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18018523     Media Release Big Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two male suspects responsible for a home invasion robbery which occurred at a home in the Orchidland subdivision in Puna early this morning, (July 3). […]

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07-03-18 Missing person: Israel Victorino-Rabang

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. C18018379   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a North Kohala man who has been reported missing. 23-year-old Israel Victorino-Rabang was […]

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07-02-18 Missing person: Samantha Mcvay (Photo)

Hawaii Police Department Lt. Royce Serrao Phone (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18018418   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Missing) Hawaiʻi Island police need your help in locating Samantha Mcvay who has been reported as missing. Age 29, 5-feet-7-inches, 135 pounds, shoulder-length red hair. Last seen in Hilo. Please call the […]

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07-02-18 Wanted person: Alvin C. Haili-Barawis

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer A. Tomata (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18018471   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for 28-year-old Alvin C. Haili-Barawis. He is wanted on two bench warrants totaling $100,000. He is described as 5-feet-6-inches, 180 pounds with brown […]

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07-02-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of June 25, through July 1, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of […]

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06-29-18 July 4th traffic safety

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226       Media Release In Hawai’i, we love to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too often the festivities turn tragic on our roads. This iconic American holiday is also one of the deadliest holidays […]

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06-28-18 Missing person: Ryan Buckley

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Lieutenant Robert Almeida Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18018065   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a South Hilo man who has been reported missing. 40-year-old Ryan Buckley, who was last […]

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06-28-18 Shooting incident in Panaewa

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18018066                                              ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police shot at a suspect during an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday, (June 27), in Panaʻewa.  At about 11:35 p.m., police were investigating a suspected stolen vehicle […]

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06-27-18 Backpack Drive

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is proud to participate again in a backpack drive for children who cannot afford to buy them. As in previous years, all police stations around the island will double as drop-off points […]

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06-27-18 Wanted for theft: Jozan Mei-Ling Buckley-Francisco

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Gibson Kahele Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18007859   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 52-year-old Hilo woman who is wanted for Unauthorized Control of a Propelled Motor Vehicle.  Jozan Mei-Ling Buckley-Francisco also known as […]

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06-26-18 Wanted person: Kolten Mychal Quevedo

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Robert Almeida Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18017909   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 27-year-old Kolten Mychal Quevedo who frequents the South Hilo areas of Papaikou, Pepeekeo, Honomu, and Hakalau. […]

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06-26-18 Honaunau man charged in South Kona shooting

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646  ext. 230 Report No. C18017673   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island police have charged a 49-year-old Hōnaunau man in connection with the shooting incident on Painted Church Road in South Kona on Saturday afternoon, […]

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06-26-18 Missing person: Deborah Wiley (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update No. 1) Police are renewing their request for community members to be on the lookout for 67-year-old Deborah Wiley who remains missing from […]

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06-26-18 Kailua-Kona robbery arrest made

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Edwin A. Buyten Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.253 Report No. C18017748       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged a Kailua-Kona man in connection with a robbery incident At 11:47 a.m., Sunday morning, (June 24), the victim, a 65-year-old Kailua-Kona man told police that he was stopped on Kuakini Highway […]

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06-26-18 DUI stats (Correction)

Hawai`i Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: 961-2226 June 25, 2018       Media Release During the week of June 18, through June 24, 2018, Hawai`i Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.  So […]

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06-25-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of June 18, through June 24, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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06-25-18 South Kona murder investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 230 Report No. C18017673       Media Release Hawai’i Island police are continuing the investigation of a shooting incident on Painted Church Road in South Kona on Saturday afternoon, (June 23). Responding to a call just before 3:00 p.m., […]

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06-22-18 Hilo assault investigation (Update- Composite Drawing)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Lieutenant Robert Almeida Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18016622   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update- Composite Drawing) Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating an incident in which a 34-year-old female was assaulted in Hilo. On, (June 13), at about 2:28 p.m., […]

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06-22-18 Brush fires along highway 190

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Detective David Matsushima Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 224 Report No. C18017557       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police report that around 11:16 a.m., today (June 22), three brush fires were reported along Highway 190, at the 26, 21 and 18-mile markers between Kailua-Kona and Kamuela. Highway […]

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06-22-18 Missing person: Yasmyne Gascon-Caravalho

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Police, Area I Officer Dustin Samapaga Phone: (808) 935-3311 or (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18011614   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 12-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing. Yasmyne Gascon-Caravalho was last seen in Keaʻau on, (April 24). She […]

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06-22-18 Missing person: Akio Yogi (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18017136   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance with locating a Mt. View man who was reported missing. 89-year-old Akio Yogi was last seen […]

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06-21-18 Missing person: Deborah Wiley (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update) Police are renewing their request for community members to be on the lookout for 67-year-old Deborah Wiley who remains missing from Kinue Road […]

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06-21-18 Missing person: Mark Lawrence Kramer

Hawaiʻi Police Department                              349 Kapiʻolani Street, Hilo Major Samuel Jelsma                                               Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18017266   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]      Media Release  Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating a reported missing person that occurred within a designated evacuation area inundated by lava. The missing person is […]

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06-21-18 Arrest made in violation of Lava Restrictions

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lt. Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18017410      Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested a female within the Leilani Estates subdivision after it was discovered that she had unlawfully taken up residence in an unfinished house under construction on Alapai Street. On Thursday morning, […]

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06-21-18 Man arrested for recovery of a firearm and drugs

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū District, Area II Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C18017297   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release A report from the public of a suspicious man in a vehicle parked near Ocean View leads to arrest and the recovery of a firearm and […]

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06-20-18 Wanted person: Eyan K. Chong

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Sergeant Edwin A. Buyten Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 253 Report No. C18015125   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release South Kohala Patrol & The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is actively seeking Eyan K. Chong, a 29-year-old who frequents the South Kohala Area, (Waikoloa […]

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06-19-18 Man arrested on outstanding warrants and drug possession

Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area II Lieutenant Reynold Kahalewai Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 226 Report No.  C18017063   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release On Monday, (June 18), at approximately 8:00 a.m., Area II Vice officers, and Special Enforcement Unit officers arrested 47-year-old Francis Kekona off Kaiminani Drive without incident. […]

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06-19-18 Hilo assault investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. C18016622       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating an incident in which a 34-year-old female was assaulted in Hilo. On, (June 13), at about 2:28 p.m., the victim reported to police that at about 1:00 […]

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06-19-18 Missing person: Akio Yogi

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18017136   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a Mt. View man who was reported missing. 89-year-old Akio Yogi was last seen at 6;00 […]

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06-18-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of June 11, through June 17, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 27 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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06-18-18 Kona counterfeit currency alert

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 226       Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department has recently received reports of counterfeit twenty and one hundred dollar bills that have been circulating amongst several business establishments in the Kailua-Kona area. At first glance, the counterfeit […]

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06-14-18 Missing teen located: Keala Liu

Hawaii Police Department Juvenile Aid Section Detective Calvin Delaries, Jr. Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 304 Report No. C17036118       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have located 17-year-old Keala Liu of Kailua-Kona, who was reported missing. He was found unharmed in Keaʻau on Thursday afternoon, (June 14).      

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06-13-18 Woman arrested on outstanding warrants: Mei Tanaka

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kau District, Area II Captain Kenneth A. K. Quiocho Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C18016425   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have arrested Mei Tanaka who was wanted for several warrants. Police requested information on her whereabouts from the public back in, (January). On, […]

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06-12-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of June 4, through June 10, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Two of […]

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06-12-18 Man arrested for downtown Hilo burglary

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18015974                           ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Keola Werner-Kealoha in connection with a burglary of the police substation at the Moʻoheau Bus Terminal in Downtown Hilo. At […]

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06-12-18 One person killed in boating collision

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird (808) 326-4646 ext. 226 Report No.C18016247     Media Release  Hawaiʻi Police detectives are investigating an incident involving a boat that ran aground which resulted in one death.  Saturday evening, (June 9), at about 8:00 p.m., the Hawaiʻi County Fire Department received an emergency call regarding a […]

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06-08-18 Kau Forgery investigation (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻu Patrol Division, Area II                             Officer Clayton Tayamen Phone: (808) 939-2520                                            Report No. C18004792       ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]                                               Media Release (Surveillance Image)  Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person whose image was captured on a surveillance camera in […]

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06-07-18 Police substation bike burglary (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18015974                               ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a burglary of the police substation at the Moʻoheau Bus Terminal in Downtown Hilo. At 7:26 a.m., Thursday morning, (June 7), police […]

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06-07-18 Missing person: Roger W. Toler

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Sgt. Norbert Serrao Jr. Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C18015908   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Puna man who was reported missing. Police are looking for 47-year-old Roger W. Toler […]

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06-05-18 Captain Cook man arrested and charged in a domestic violence incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio. S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. C18015610   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police have charged a 33-year-old Captain Cook man in connection with a domestic violence-related incident. Matthew M. Santos was arrested by patrol officers […]

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06-05-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of May 28, through June 3, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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06-05-18 Police recognized by international relief organization

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Members of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, (Pacific Island Region), visited the Hawai’i Police Department on Monday, (June 4), to “Thank” members of the department who are working for […]

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06-04-18 Man dies in Kamuela traffic crash (Correction)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext 229 Report No. C18015654       Media Release A 29-year-old Kamuela man died following a two-vehicle crash on Sunday, (June 3), on Kawaihae Road near the 64-mile marker, in Kamuela. He has been identified as Ryan Estvanik. Responding to a […]

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06-04-18 Missing teen: Mahina Kuehu

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Lauren Pacheco Phone: (808) 961-2213, or 326-4646, ext. 253 Report No. C18015404   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing. Mahina Kuehu was last seen at her Hilo residence […]

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06-04-18 Man arrested for speeding through checkpoint

Hawaiʻi Police Department                        349 Kapiolani Street                                                                               Captain Samuel Jelsma                                             Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18015543          Media Release                                                                       Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a motorist after he disregarded and sped through a traffic control checkpoint on Government Beach Road just north of the […]

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06-04-18 Traffic fatality in Kona kills two

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 229 Report No. C18015483       Media Release Two women died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon, (June 1), on Palani Road near the intersection of Laimana Street, Kailua-Kona. They have been identified as 70-year-old Takako Oikawa, of Kanagawa, Japan, […]

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06-01-18 Pahoa man arrested and charged in Puna robbery

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 61-2252 Report No. C18015302   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged a Pāhoa man in connection with a robbery incident in lower Puna. At 10:45 p.m., Wednesday evening, (May 30), the victims, […]

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06-01-18 Man arrested for circumventing checkpoint

Hawaiʻi Police Department                          Puna Patrol, Area I                                                                               Captain Samuel Jelsma                                                                    Phone:  (808) 965-2716 Report No. C18015416       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a 55-year-old Government Beach Road resident after he circumvented a traffic checkpoint and crashed his vehicle into a hardened lava flow which […]

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05-31-18 Puna shooter charged (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area I Captain Randall Medeiros Phone:(808) 961-2251 Report No. C18015108     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Pāhoa man in connection with Tuesday afternoon’s shooting incident, (May 29), in the lower Puna area. At 10:30 p.m, Wednesday evening, (May 30), police charged 61-year-old John Hubbard, […]

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05-30-18 Pahoa shooting incident arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area I Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18015108   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Pāhoa man in connection with a Tuesday afternoon shooting incident, (May 29), in the lower Puna area. At 12:21 p.m., police […]

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05-30-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of May 21, through May 27, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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05-29-18 Pahala traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 229 Report No. C18015023     Media Release An 84-year-old Pāhala woman died following a single-vehicle crash, Monday afternoon, (May 28), on Highway 11 near the 51-mile marker in Pāhala She has been identified as Julia Gonzaga Responding to a 12:29 p.m. […]

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05-29-18 Wanted person: Eyan K. Chong

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala Patrol, Area II Sergeant Edwin Buyten Phone No. (808) 326-4646 ext. 253   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release South Kohala Patrol & The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is actively seeking for Eyan K. Chong, a 29-year-old who frequents the South Kohala Area (Waikoloa & Waimea). He is […]

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05-25-18 Ironman World Championship traffic alert

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                   Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release In conjunction with the FinisherPix Ironman 70.3 Hawai’i qualifier event for the Ironman World Championship, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Old Puakō Road in the South Kohala District. Traffic will be allowed […]

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05-29-18 Keaau theft (Surveillance Images)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Charrise K. Wakita Phone: (808) 965-2716, or (808) 935-3311 Report No. C18007415   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Surveillance Images) Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with […]

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05-29-18 Wanted persons: Tearon Pacheco-Fernandez, Tiara Marian, Sophie Kaawa-Aweau

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252                           ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]         Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating three women who are wanted for questioning in connection with several criminal incidents. Tearon Pacheco-Fernandez is a 22-year-old […]

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05-18-18 Drowning victim identified

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18013810   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a Wednesday morning, (May 16), public accident after an unresponsive man was pulled from the waters off of the Hāmākua coast. At 9:23 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to […]

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05-18-18 LAVA Alert updates

Hawaii Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   LAVA Media Update The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has reported several fissures producing lava spatter and flow located in the Leilani and Lanipuna area.  Volcanic gas emissions are elevated throughout the area downwind of the vents.  Forty (40) structures […]

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05-18-18 LAVA Emergency Alerts

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release Hawai’i Police Department Announces Emergency Alerts amid Kilauea Eruption Text LAVA to 888777 to register for volcano-related alerts Hawai’i, May 18, 2018 — Hawai’i Police are encouraging residents and visitors to subscribe to the department’s Kilauea […]

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05-18-18 North Kohala illegal camping

Hawaiʻi Police Department Officer Kapelieli Kauahikaua Jr (KJ) North Kohala CPO, Area II Phone: (808) 889-6540       Media Release Due to having received numerous complaints from members of the community, North Kohala Community Police along with Area II Special Enforcement Unit Officers (SEU), and Hawaii County Parks and Recreation’s maintenance workers, conducted a […]

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05-18-18 Missing person search continues: Deborah Wiley (Update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update No. 2) Police are renewing their request for community members to be on the lookout for 67-year-old Deborah Wiley who has been missing from Kinue […]

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05-16-18 Search for missing woman continues (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update No. 1) Police continue to search for 67-year-old Deborah Wiley who is still missing. While conducting extensive checks for Wiley, police received information that Wiley […]

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05-15-18 Missing Person: Deborah Wiley (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Captain Cook woman who was reported missing. 67-year-old Deborah Wiley was […]

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05-14-18 North Kohala trespass and drug arrest

Hawai’i Police Department North Kohala Patrol, Area II Captain Jason Cortez Phone: (808) 889-6540   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai`i Island Police served a search warrant upon a North Kohala trespasser who was residing on a property in the town of Hāwi. After receiving numerous complaints from the community […]

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05-14-18 Click it or Ticket campaign

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226     Media Release The Hawai’i Police Department wants all drivers on the Big Island to know that National Click It or Ticket Campaign starts this week on May 15th and continues through June 4th.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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05-14-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of May 7, through May 13, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 28 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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05-14-18 Missing person: Deborah Wiley

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C18013539   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Captain Cook woman who was reported missing. 67-year-old Deborah Wiley was last […]

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05-11-18 Hilo stabbing incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18013270   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Keaʻau man in connection with a stabbing incident in Downtown Hilo. At 7:11 p.m., Thursday evening, (May 10), Hilo Medical Center staff […]

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05-09-18 Leilani Estates burglary arrest

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Criminal Investigation Section Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18013104   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Pāhoa man in connection with the burglary of a residence in the Leilani Estates Subdivision, an area covered by an Emergency Proclamation declared by the Mayor’s Office within the […]

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05-09-18 Illegal stun gun arrest: Keoni M. Satae

Hawaiʻi Police Department Community Policing Section Lieutenant Robert Fujitake Phone: (808) 961-2350 Report N0. C18013085   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old Hilo man after he was found to be in possession of an illegal stun gun. This morning, (May 9), at […]

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05-08-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Program Manager Torey Keltner Phone: (808) 961-2226         Media Release During the week of April 30, through May 6, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 31 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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05-07-18 Leilani Estates Lava-Post arrests made

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area I Operations Assistant Chief Mitchell Kanehailua Phone: (808) 961-2342 Report No. C18012862/PN       Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police report that two arrests have were made within the Leilani Estates subdivision. A 49-year-old woman, Cynthia Verschuur of Pāhoa, disregarded two separate police roadblocks manned by uniformed police officers who commanded […]

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05-07-18 Wanted person: Michael Castro

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Pedro Cacho Jr, Phone (808) 747-3061   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Michael Castro, a 31- year-old who resides in the Kona District.  He is wanted on […]

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04-20-18 North Hilo traffic fatality victim identified (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Acting Sergeant Casey Cabral Phone: (808) 961-2329 Report No. C18011006       Media Release (Update) Police have identified the man who died following a 2-vehicle crash Wednesday, (April 18), in Laupāhoehoe, near the 25-mile marker in the North Hilo District. He has been identified as 40-year-old […]

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04-20-18 Kona man charged with several break-ins

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area II Captain Chad Basque Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 263 Report No. C18010962         ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 19-year old Kona man with a variety of offenses after police determined that he was involved in several break-ins […]

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04-19-18 Spoofing scam

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police want to make the public aware of a “Spoofing Scam” currently being operated on the island. By definition, “Spoofing” is receiving a call from the (808) area code to make you think it […]

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